World Wide Packets is the pioneering solutions provider for Ethernet broadband Fiber to the Subscriber® connectivity. World Wide Packets LightningEdge® offering enables a complete, fully standard-based access solution for business and residential subscribers, providing the most cost competitive broadband solution for the integrated delivery of voice, video, and data services. In what we believe is the largest venture-backed communications equipment acquisition of the last 3 years, World Wide Packets was acquired by Ciena for approximately $300 million in cash and stock in March 2008.


“Azure was with us from the very beginning, bringing not only it’s financial resources but a commitment of partner time, firm resources, & network or business & industry relationships.. Azure has been a true partner in both up & down environments.”
— Dave Curry - Former CEO, World Wide Packets